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Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America

2 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Eugene Robinson

In this clear-eyed and compassionate study, Robinson (Coal to Cream), Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist for the Washington Post, marshals persuasive evidence that the African-American population has splintered into four distinct and increasingly … see full wiki

Author: Eugene Robinson
Genre: Nonfiction
Publisher: Doubleday
Date Published: October 5, 2010
2 reviews about Disintegration: The Splintering of Black...
review by . December 10, 2011
Central to the thinking of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was his vision of what he referred to as the "Beloved Community" which was essentially "a completely integrated society, a community of love and justice wherein brotherhood would be an actuality in all of social life." It seems to me that somewhere along the long the line the priorities of Black America changed dramatically. I suspect it began on college campuses in the early 1970's. Suddenly the concept of "multiculturalism" …
review by . October 07, 2010
I read Eugene Robinson's DISINTEGRATION mainly out of curiosity, because though I find him to be a brilliant mind---I don't normally agree with his politics. After finishing it I have to say that it is probably one of the most thoughtful books I have read this year.    DISINTEGRATION takes a hard look at how blacks have evolved as a people in the United States, and is not without it critiques of the hardships some have brought on themselves. The book reminds you of what so many …
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